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Sexual Assault

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  • Fla. universities must do better on rape: Editorial

    Fla. universities must do better on rape: Editorial
    Florida universities have a shameful record of failure in obtaining convictions for rapes reported to campus police. Of the 55 rape accusations at the state's public universities in the past two years, only seven ended in arrests. And of those cases,...
  • Suspect in rape attempt outside Orlando IHOP accused in 2012 attack

    Suspect in rape attempt outside Orlando IHOP accused in 2012 attack
    More than two years ago, a young woman was startled in the middle of the night by the sound of her bedroom window sliding shut. She said she awoke to find a man standing over her bed, preparing a brutal attack. The man tied her up and threatened to kill...
  • Pennsylvania psychologist charged with sexual assault

    (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania psychologist was arrested on charges of sexual assault for treating patients with a special brand of "touching therapy" he practiced, the state attorney general said on Wednesday. Dr. Richard Lenhart, 53, of State College,...
  • Ray J pleads not guilty to sexual battery, vandalism charges

    Ray J pleads not guilty to sexual battery, vandalism charges
    R&B singer Ray J pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a slew of charges stemming from an alleged sexual-battery incident in May. The "Sexy Can I" crooner, 33, whose real name is Willie Ray Norwood Jr., has been charged with four misdemeanor counts of sexual...
  • Second patient alleges sexual assault by Dr. William Dando in lawsuit

    Second patient alleges sexual assault by Dr. William Dando in lawsuit
    A second patient at a Western Maryland urgent care center is accusing Dr. William Dando, a former Catonsville family practitioner, of sexually assaulting her, according to a lawsuit filed in Allegany County. A woman from Keyser, W.Va., said she...
  • Arrest made in teen's rape, nearly 30 years ago

    Arrest made in teen's rape, nearly 30 years ago
    For nearly three decades a 45-year-old Broward woman lived with the worst of secrets: her abduction and rape by two men at age 16. Now, as her own daughter turned 16, she summoned the courage to ask police, yet again, whether her assailants had ever been...
  • Woman tells jury she 'felt filthy' after sex attack by accused cop

    Woman tells jury she 'felt filthy' after sex attack by accused cop
    TAVARES — A 24-year-old woman took the witness stand Tuesday and tearfully recounted how a Leesburg police officer forced her to perform a sex act in a secluded strip mall. Her account drew an emotional reaction from several people in the courtroom...
  • Bali slaying: Police files show daughter abused late mother repeatedly

    Bali slaying: Police files show daughter abused late mother repeatedly
    In the years before she would be implicated in the beating death of her mother on the resort island of Bali, Heather Mack was accused of locking her mother in a closet, stealing thousands of dollars from her, punching and biting her repeatedly, and once...
  • Body of Chicago woman killed in Indonesia headed back to U.S. soon

    Body of Chicago woman killed in Indonesia headed back to U.S. soon
    The body of a Chicago woman who was allegedly bludgeoned to death and stuffed in a suitcase at a resort hotel in Bali is expected to be sent back to the U.S. to be examined by the FBI. Sheila von Wiese-Mack's body was found stuffed in a hard-sided...
  • Man questioned in nearly 30 arsons has lengthy criminal record

    Man questioned in nearly 30 arsons has lengthy criminal record
    Steven Wayne Angle, who authorities say may know about a rash of 28 arson fires in Orlando, Sanford and Daytona Beach, is no stranger to handcuffs and a jail cell. Since 1992, the 40-year-old unemployed Sanford man has been arrested 24 times in Central...
  • Naugatuck Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of Minor

    Naugatuck Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of Minor
    NAUGATUCK – A 43-year old Naugatuck man is facing multiple sexual assault charges after police say he sexually assaulted a minor in March. Julio Ramos, 43, of Naugatuck, was arrested Aug. 15 and charged with second-degree assault, two counts of...